Obituary of Betty (Duncan) Kelly
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Betty Marie (Duncan) Kelly, 74, of Windsor, Missouri, died Saturday morning, March 27, 2021, at Hermitage Nursing and Rehabilitation, Hermitage, Mo. She was born August 3, 1946, on the family farm near Climax Springs, the daughter of Wilmer Foch Duncan and Ila Marie (Hix) Duncan, delivered into this world by her Grandma Meda Duncan. Betty’s family moved to the Windsor area and she graduated in 1964 from Windsor High School. On June 7, 1964, she married Larry Everett Kelly at the Assembly of God of Windsor sanctuary on Florence Street which her soon-to-be husband and father-in-law, Rev. Everett Kelly, helped build. Rev. Kelly not only baptized both Betty and Larry, but he also performed their marriage ceremony. Betty and Larry lived 26 years in Oak Grove, Mo., and retired to the Windsor area where their life together began. Betty was a kind, loving and caring wife and mother. She kept the house spotless and was a very good cook. She enjoyed the outdoors and flowers of all kinds. Her Christian faith in God was the center of her life. She and her husband Larry enjoyed attending various churches in the area over the years. In addition to her husband Larry, survivors include 2 sons, Patrick Scott Kelly (Candi), Blue Springs, Mo., and James Dale Kelly, Windsor, Mo.; 5 granddaughters, Breanna Rowden, Serena Melsh, Serena Grace Steuber (Matt), Myah Gabrielle Watkins (Brett), and Jenna Noelle Kelly (fiancé Jacob); a great-grandson, Braylen; two great-granddaughters, Aspen and Naomi; a sister, Wilma Jean Wallen (Kyle), Sedalia, Mo.; a niece, Kristy Hutchings; and several extended family members. She was preceded in death by her parents and grandparents. A time of sharing to remember Betty by those in attendance will be held 2:00 p.m., Monday, March 29, 2021, at the Laurel Oak Cemetery, Windsor. A service to celebrate her life will be held 2:00 p.m., Saturday, April 10, 2021, at Grace Community Church, Windsor. The family suggests contributions to Harvesters and may be left in care of the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor.